Deergha Svara

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Sanskrit term, usually used in Karnatik music, for a ‘long’ svara, one that has to be elongated when sung. For example, in the Karnatik rāga, Madhyamāvati, Chatuśruti Ri, and Kaiśiki Ni are deergha svaras, that is svaras to be elongated.


Subjects: Indian Music.

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